Varicella zoster immune globulin - Emergent BioSolutions

Drug Profile

Varicella zoster immune globulin - Emergent BioSolutions

Alternative Names: VariZIG

Latest Information Update: 16 Sep 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Cangene Corporation
  • Developer Aptevo Therapeutics
  • Class Antibodies; Antivirals; Immunoglobulins
  • Mechanism of Action Immunostimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Varicella zoster virus infections
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Varicella zoster virus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Aug 2016 Emergent BioSolutions forms a spin-off Aptevo Therapeutics for its oncology and haematology products
  • 21 Feb 2014 Cangene Corporation has been acquired and merged into Emergent BioSolutions
  • 31 Mar 2013 Launched for Varicella zoster virus infections (prevention) in USA (IM)
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